Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Better Desserts

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The front panel features a black and white sketch of a woman putting cherries on six sundaes. Above the sketch, the title "Better Desserts" is written in black lettering. At the bottom, there is a list of "Ways of Using Whitman's" including marshmallow whip and chocolate syrup. The back panel contains an illustration for a recipe file box along with a coupon for it. Below, there are trial sizes of Trial Instantaneous Chocolate, 5 oz Marshmallow Whip and 10 oz. Butter Scotch Sauce. The inside panels are dedicated to various recipes that utilize a product of Whitman's in them. Some of the recipes listed include Hasty Cake, Ice Box Cake, Apple Cake, Peanut Butter Fudge, and Chocolate Souffle. There are also two panels describing various Whitman's Quality Foods such as Pure Powdered Cocoa and Premium Chocolate.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Franklin Printing Co. (Philadelphia)

Brand Name: Whitman's

Publisher: Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc. (Baltimore, Md.)

1920 (ca.)

14.3 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Better Desserts. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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